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  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Tourist resorts threaten to build private water desalination plants away from area’s drinking water network, under Red Sea Water and Wastewater Company’s plan to increase insurance prices and periods. Access Corporate Risk Regulation
  • 30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) announced last week that it plans to construct two more large desalination plants-- one with a daily capacity of 1.5 million cubic meters in Jubail and one with a capacity of
  • 26 Mar 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Saudi Gazette National Water Co. (NWC), Saudi Arabia’s largest supplier, is planning SR2 billion ($533 million) of water-infrastructure projects in the tourist area of Taif, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The utility is working to increase capacity
  • 10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Officials at Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) are discussing future desalination projects with Japanese company officials, according to an SWCC official. “SWCC officials discussed a number of desalination
  • 17 Jan 2014- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, both of which are pursuing nuclear energy programs to meet growing demand for power and desalinated water, are cooperating to build and operate nuclear plants, according to UAE
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report JUBAIL Automation World Yokogawa announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, has received an order from Petroleum, Chemicals & Mining Company Limited*1 (PCMC) to supply the control system for the SWRO-4 Desalination Plant, which is
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) last week announced plans to start producing desalinated water using solar energy in 2014. “The company will start producing 30,000 cubic meters daily using solar power next
  • 20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour this week announced the launch of the kingdom’s Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project. The nearly $1.4 billion USD project, which will bring about 100 million cubic meters of desalinated water
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report JEDDAH MENAFN.com Environmental pollution on the Red Sea shore has caused the loss of up to 70 percent of its fishing wealth, said an official for fishing affairs in Saudi Arabia. Despite government efforts, fish stock has depleted. "Fish production in
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) met this weekend to further discuss plans for a $1 billion USD unified regional water network, including discussing legal aspects and overall planning. The meeting, led by Adnan Al-Muhaisin, CEO of
  • 24 Jun 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council is drafting a unified water strategy for member countries, according to Abdallah al Shebli, assistant secretary-general for economic affairs at the GCC Secretariat. “Universities and research centers in
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A delegation of Saudi investors has expressed interest in carrying out desalination projects in Egypt’s coastal cities. During a meeting in Cairo last week with Egyptian Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Facilities Abdel Qawi
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are studying the feasibility of building a number of major desalination plants on Al Qamar Gulf in Yemen, according to officials in the region.
  • Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has set a target of increasing desalinated water production by 2 million cubic meter by the end of this year, according to SWCC head Abdel-Rahman al Ibrahim.
  • An Egyptian delegation headed by President Mohamed Morsi plans to offer a portfolio of public-private partnership (PPP) water and sanitation projects to Indian investors during a visit to New Delhi next week.

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